Smooth, full-bodied and glossy, this opens with aromas of licorice, underbrush, tobacco and ripe plum. The aromas carry over to the juicy enveloping palate along with black raspberry and a hint of coffee. Fine-grained tannins provide polished support. Drink 2019–2027.
Italian Editor Kerin O’Keefe reviews all Italian wines for Wine Enthusiast. Previously she wrote regularly on Italian wine for Wine News, World of Fine Wine and Decanter. She is the author of Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (2005), Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines (2012) and Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (2014).Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.